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10 Things to Do in Affton, Missouri

10 Things to Do in Affton, Missouri

Discover what it's like to live in Affton, Missouri with Fischer Homes! The Preserve offers the best of both worlds for those who want to live close to the downtown hustle and bustle of St. Louis, but also have the feel of a suburb. With more than 20 acres of preservation space, walking trails, pocket parks, two lakes, a butterfly sanctuary, and a bee pollination area to protect wildlife, The Preserve in Affton is a wonderful place to live! Not sold on Affton yet? Check out these 10 things to love in and near the Affton area!

1. Grant's Farm

If you like history and animals, look no further! Grant's Farm is the perfect spot for a family getaway. Established in 1954, this farm takes its name after the 18th president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant. This farm is home to over 900 animals both big and small. It is well known for its Clydesdales tour, historic architecture, pumpkin picking, holiday lights, and many more events! You can even plan your own private event. Bring your friends and family to make a day of this visit!

Grant's Farm

2. Novella Wine Bar

For our friends over the age of 21 that enjoy a glass of wine, you'd be interested in checking out Novella! This highly-rated wine bar has a unique selection with grapes from Eastern Europe, small plates inspired by the Balkan region, and a charming atmosphere. Need a spot to wind down? Visit this spot Tuesday evening - Saturday.

inside wine bar

3. Affton pizza Company

Loaded with toppings, a plentiful of sauce, and the perfect cheese blend how could you go wrong with Affton Pizza Company? This is a community-favorite and go-to place for a last-minute pizza run. The crispy crust and garlic cheese bread are the fan favorites. Try it for yourself and grab a slice or a whole box of this classic St. Louis-style pizza!


4. Mathilda Welmering Park

Mathilda Welmering Park is a hidden gem of Affton. Tucked away in the neighborhood, this smaller park is the perfect place to bring the kids. The playground is full of fun and memories will surely be made, along with a splash pad for those hot days. Basketball courts are available for older ones as well. Pack a picnic and go for a stroll; it surely will not disappoint on a sunny day. Not to mention, there is a perfect sledding hill for the snowy season. If you’re new to the Affton area or are looking to meet new people, this is the perfect place to meet other families!

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5. Tower Tee Golf

A show-stopping site, Tower Tee Golf offers family-friendly fun for all ages. Whether it be a small family outing or corporate event, Tower Tee will ensure an excellent time. Offering a par 3 golf course, driving range, bocce ball, batting cages, mini golf, footgolf, and a 15,000 square foot putting green the limits are endless. Bring the kids, grab a drink, and enjoy an unwinding night of fun on the Beer Garden Patio. 

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6. Courtesy Diner

A St. Louis staple, the Courtesy Diner is the perfect place to grab a quick bite, catch up with friends, or both! Known for being home of the St. Louis "Slinger", the menu offers everything from all-day breakfast to house specials and always-fresh hamburgers. The excellent service here is what keeps regulars coming time and time again. Courtesy diner focuses on mastering the staple diner dishes, making them taste absolutely delicious. Although they always have something different on the menu if you're feeling adventurous. You really can't get more of a classic, old-fashioned diner feel than this!

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7. 9 MILE Garden

Becoming the hub of family-friendly entertainment, the 9 Mile Garden district has given new life to the community of Affton. Live music, movie nights, and community events all are hosted here, making it the perfect place to meet up with friends and family. The food truck garden gives way for a variety of local vendors to have an impact on the community. This is the perfect place to bring out-of-town guests, as they can taste (and sip!) all that the St. Louis area has to offer. The 9 Mile Garden is truly a staple of a summer evening in Affton, MO!

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8. Sam's Steakhouse

Looking for a fancy night out? Look no further than Sam's Steakhouse. This restaurant is perfect for a date night, family dinner, or even treating yourself! With a sophisticated style, Sam's is best known for their prime rib, shrimp cocktail, and wine selection. Be sure to make an extra visit during the holiday season, as the steakhouse is decorated with beautiful lights and greenery, inside and out. Make your reservation now and you will thank yourself later!

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9. Center St. Louis

Recently renovated, Center St. Louis is a sports facility that offers numerous ways to get active! With its premium maple hardwood courts, this is the perfect place for basketball games and volleyball tournaments. Did we mention there are turf field baseball and softball pitching lanes with LED lighting? Whether you're on a team, looking to get practice, want to join a recreation league, or attend a camp there are endless ways to get involved in sports at Center St. Louis. 

Sports Center

10. Sedara Sweets & Ice Cream

Founded by George and Esraa Simon, Sedara features a wide variety of Iraqi and Turkish sweets, all handmade. This little café has the perfect amount of simplicity and coziness, with Middle Eastern influences throughout. They offer hot drip coffee for a pick-me-up, hand-dipped ice cream and smoothies for hot summer days, as well as over 15 varieties of baklava. With a rotating selection of treats, you will never get tired of what Sedara has to offer. So, come on in, grab a sweet treat and a seat, and stay for a while!

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Discover The Preserve in Affton, Missouri

This new home community is located less than 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis and is conveniently located near an abundance of dining and shopping along historic Route 66. In addition to the activities listed above, there are plentiful things to do, including the Missouri History Museum, The Muny, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis Science Center, Saint Louis Zoo, and more. Learn more about building your dream home in The Preserve today!

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Want to Make Affton, Missouri Home?

Like what you've read above? Does Affton sound like the perfect community for you? If so, Fischer Homes is calling your name! Come visit our Model Home at The Preserve to begin building your dream home with Fischer Homes!

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Start Your Home Building Journey

Interested in building a home in the Affton, Missouri area? Visit our website or call us at 314-310-2188 to talk with one of our New Home Specialists today!

Fischer Homes builds in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Louisville, and St. Louis. The Leland floorplan featured above is part of the Masterpiece Collection. This open concept plan boasts a large island kitchen, a bright morning room, and a two-story family room with a stunning wall of windows. Entertainment and privacy perfectly coexist in this new home plan with gracious living spaces and quiet bedroom retreats. Find your perfect new home floorplans in your region here!

Stay tuned for more lifestyle content from Fischer Homes. Remember that throughout our journey as your builder, we want to ensure that your experience doesn’t end when you move into your new home. Fischer Homes is forever focused on continuing to go Beyond the Build, by continuing to build the best customer experience possible.

Fischer Homes is forever focused on continuing to go Beyond the Build, by continuing to build the best customer experience possible.

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